1988 Ford Mustang
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Harness works well. Not much else to say.
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Item # 120705006 | MFR # 70-5006C
$14.99 Earn up to 15 Rewards points
This vehicle-specific wiring harness makes connections between your new car stereo and your car's electrical system.
First, attach the color-coded wires on your Crutchfield-supplied harness to the wires from your new stereo. If you're not using a soldering iron, we recommend that you purchase some wire connectors to secure the connections. Check out our handy article on three ways to connect the wiring harness here.
Now, once this harness is connected to your new stereo, you'll be able to plug right into your car's factory radio connector. This harness saves installation time since you won't have to cut factory wires individually, and this also enables you to re-install the factory radio if needed. A detailed instruction sheet comes with the harness. Warranty: 60 days.
Please read this important note: This harness may not contain provisions for every wire needed to complete your installation, and it will not accommodate special navigation, video, or factory steering wheel control connections. You will need a special adapter if you want your factory steering wheel audio controls to work with your new stereo.
Note: Two speaker harnesses are included — one is used if you have a factory amplifier, one is used if you don't. If there is no ground wire in the factory harness, you'll need to make a ground connection between your new receiver and your car's metal chassis.
Note: Most vehicles will require additional installation parts please identify your vehicle if you haven’t done so. You can also call an Advisor for more information.
Average Customer Review(s):
Harness works well. Not much else to say.
Good luck putting a radio in a 1990 FORD without this wiring harness! It's just not going to happen without way too much frustration. These things make upgrading a BREEZE. If you can connect two wires together and follow simple color-code directions, this is about all the expertise you're going to need to upgrade your system! Seriously. I have 20 years electrical of background, and I would not install a stereo or head unit with out these. For the price, it's a steal. Do it right the FIRST time, and get the RIGHT harness for the job!! It took me about 30 minute TOTAL to install my stereo... and here's the coolest part: since this connects to the BACK of your radio.. you can connect the harness together in the comfort of your garage, workshop, or kitchen table, and NOT have to be in some crazy position in the car trying to connect it all up!!! No cutting and scraping up your arms on the opening!!! (I had to modify my dash for the receiver I bought). Then, walk to the car, hook it up, test it out, and when it works THE FIRST TIME.... assemble it all.... minus the headache!!
Pros: Makes you a PRO at upgrading your FORD system. Do it in about 1/10 the normal time.
Cons: It could be free... just sayin.
Color code for speaker wires were identical, the ground color code was the only different one. The kit was great!
Pros: Could have been cheaper but they said they would gladly price match which is good.
really makes installation easy
Exact fit for my car easy to install no cutting or modifying needed
Pros: All around great product
Made the entire process easy as could be
Pros: Don't try the installation without it
Easy and painless! Made this project great!
Harness worked great. This is my third time installing a receiver in my vehicle with Crutchfield's great products. Instructions are pretty easy to follow and I saved $150 by not having it done at a shop. The technical support is first rate and very helpful.
Pros: Everything was set up for an idiot like myself to just hook together by following the instructions. Couldn't be nicer.
Everything plugged into my factory wiring harness ,making the install process much ,much easier....The detailed splicing instructions were helpful in facilitating a quick install..
Pros: Nice attention to detail..
Crutchfield is the way to go when installing custom audio in your vehicle. The item I ordered was perfect in form, fit, and function.
Pros: Low price, high quality, great instructions and performed as advertised
Makes installing a receiver very simple. It helped me clean up a previous bad install on a used Mustang. This together with the speaker harness's sure made it easy.
Pros: great product, great instructions.
Cons: none so far
Had a little misunderstanding on the hook up but that might have been my fault. Would be nice if they included some connectors on wiring harness but can't ask for everything.
Pros: Nice and easy
This company is the best in the business they have the best customer support and services is flawless don't waste your time going somewhere else they will make sure you have the exact products you need to install any aftermarket stereo the quality of the wiring harness are top notch and installation master sheet tells detailed description and instructions to get the job done! This harness made it so easy that I had my new stereo installed in 15 minutes 92 lx mustang convertible with premium 6speaker system
Pros: Great products awesome customer support&service and I can go on and on
Its a harness. There are pretty wires out the back of it.
This product made installation a breeze.
Pros: Instructions were very clear
Cons: I found none
The wiring harness for power was straight forward and instructions were clear. The speaker wire harness directions were not as clear when working with my older (90) Mustangs premium sound system, which required me to use a third harness and connect diretly to the amplifier in the car. Crutchfield was very helpful in directing me to the proper requirement, although getting to the wiring harness on the amplifier was somewhat difficult.
Pros: harnesses fit well with my older model mustangs existing harnesses.
Cons: The instructions were not as clear for the speaker connection harness. I initially used the harness that matched up to the old radio harness, which kept shorting out, before contacting Crutchfield and realizing I had to use the third harness provided and connect directly to the amplifier in the car. Everything worked fine after that.
Item installation was poorly described, had to rewire it from scratch because my car had a factory amp in addition to the radio. I'd gladly pay a few bucks more and have a product that contains a set of alternative wiring harnesses that are each pre-wired at both ends so I don't have to solder them. Just pick the right harness and plug and play at both ends. As is, this seems like antiquated technology.
Great product to do the job right with. Make swapping out a radio a snap. No more cutting and splicing of the factory harness.
Pros: Makes job easier and faster. Great price
This wiring harness was exactly what I needed and it got the job done perfectly
Pros: Exact fit with quality manufacturing
Cons: Didnt install itself...
A+ for Mustang Fox
Pros: Great fit and bonus instructions
DO NOT purchase a radio without these harnesses. They make the install very easy and professional.
Pros: easy, well made, professional looking install
The harness was a perfect fit, it made installation a breeze!
I bought these for my '93 Ford Escort and they worked absolutely perfect! I hooked them up with the wiring harness for my Pioneer stereo with Posi connectors and I installed it and everything went flawlessly. Thanks!
crutchfield makes it so simple,harness was left out of my origanal order-a phone call really does work when your dealing with crutchfield-it was in my mail box the next day,great service -great tech help-why would you buy any where else?
Crutchfield Wiring Harness: Crutchfield wiring harnesses prevent you from having to cut your vehicle's factory radio plug when replacing your factory radio with an aftermarket head unit. Simply solder or crimp the Crutchfield wiring harness to your aftermarket head unit's harness (solder & crimps not included), plug the aftermarket head unit's plug into the rear chassis of the aftermarket head unit, and plug the Crutchfield wiring harness into your vehicle's factory radio plug.
Note: Installation tools, hardware, & accessories are not included & sold separately. Please see the Accessories tab for recommendations & availability.
Wiring Notes: If the Crutchfield wiring harness is not equipped with a ground wire, you will need to ground the aftermarket head unit's ground wire to the metal chassis of your vehicle. Some vehicle's may require you to bypass the vehicle's factory amplifier (in another location from factory radio) or hardwire certain connections. If your vehicle is equipped with factory steering wheel controls, an additional adapter is required & sold separately.
Wire Code Chart:
|Red||+12 Volt Accessory|
|Yellow||+12 Volt Constant|
|Orange/Black||Not Used (tape off)|
|White||Left Front Speaker +|
|White/Black||Left Front Speaker -|
|Gray||Right Front Speaker +|
|Gray/Black||Right Front Speaker -|
|Green||Left Rear Speaker +|
|Green/Black||Left Rear Speaker -|
|Violet||Right Rear Speaker +|
|Violet/Black||Right Rear Speaker -|
Two Types of Speaker Harnesses: There are two different speaker harnesses included. Once is to be used for factory-amplified systems & the other for non-amplified systems. Each harness has the same number of wires, but a different connector plug.
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The one I have is cracked from age [ Jerry Feb 17, 2017 ]
To allow the interface between the receiver unit and OEM wiring harness [ William Feb 08, 2017 ]
Nice to have an extra if the one on the old install doesn't make it out alive, also free. [ Jacob Jan 02, 2017 ]
free [ andrew Sep 02, 2016 ]
Cause its for a 1990 mustang lx [ Joshua Jul 12, 2016 ]
It is needed for installation, and the price was right. [ Patrick Jan 13, 2016 ]
Well you are the only source that carries this wiring harness in stock for my application would also like if you can guide me with correct front component speakers and matching series rear component speakers for stock locations. [ H Dec 10, 2015 ]
If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings on the product and see if there may be a fix. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase the unit from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer. You can also post your question in our forums: http://community.crutchfield.com. Or try our online support center: http://crutchfield.custhelp.com/app/answers/list/kw/. [ Krissy Apr 26, 2015 ] Staff